ZipArchive.Entries Property

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Gets the collection of entries that are currently in the zip archive.

Namespace:   System.IO.Compression
Assembly:  System.IO.Compression (in System.IO.Compression.dll)

Public ReadOnly Property Entries As ReadOnlyCollection(Of ZipArchiveEntry)

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.ObjectModel.ReadOnlyCollection(Of ZipArchiveEntry)

The collection of entries that are currently in the zip archive.

Exception Condition
NotSupportedException

The zip archive does not support reading.

ObjectDisposedException

The zip archive has been disposed.

InvalidDataException

The zip archive is corrupt, and its entries cannot be retrieved.

Use the Entries property to retrieve the entire collection of entries. Use the GetEntry method to retrieve a single entry by name.

The following example shows how to open a zip archive and iterate through the collection of entries.

Imports System.IO
Imports System.IO.Compression

Module Module1

    Sub Main()
        Dim zipPath As String = "c:\example\start.zip"
        Dim extractPath As String = "c:\example\extract"

        Using archive As ZipArchive = ZipFile.OpenRead(zipPath)
            For Each entry As ZipArchiveEntry In archive.Entries
                If entry.FullName.EndsWith(".txt", StringComparison.OrdinalIgnoreCase) Then
                    entry.ExtractToFile(Path.Combine(extractPath, entry.FullName))
                End If
            Next
        End Using
    End Sub

End Module

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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